Three second-half goals by USL Pro All-League First Teamer Rodrigo Lopez – two penalty kicks and a free “miracle” kick coming in the final seconds – propelled Sacramento Republic FC into Saturday’s league championship match. The semi-final match 3-2 win over the LA Galaxy II was before a boisterous sold out Bonney Field crowd.
More of the same is expected Saturday. Playing in its first USL Pro season, Sacramento will host the championship match against the Harrisburg City Islanders. The title game, which is sold out, is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. at Bonney Field and will also be broadcast live on CW31.
Check out Sacramento Republic FC on the web at http://www.sacrepublicfc.com.
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